Day Classes

These short, single-day classes are perfect for children (ages 5–13) who have investigative minds! Groups study various topics with age-appropriate activities. Advanced registration required.

Zoo Idaho Education Building
3101 Avenue of the Chiefs
Pocatello, Idaho  83204

$15 + Admission, general public
$13 + Admission, Zoo Idaho Society Members

June Classes (Ages 5–13)

Fire Ecology

Is fire good for the environment? How do animals and plants survive a burn? Learn about how ecosystems benefit from fire and what types of fires are helpful vs. harmful.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Alternative Energy

What’s the difference between non-renewable and renewable resources? Investigate alternative energy sources: solar, wind, geo-thermal, etc. Create your own solar oven and more!
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Marine Debris

What happens to our trash that doesn’t make it to the landfill or recycling? How does debris affect our waterways and the animals that live there? Find out this and more in our marine debris class!
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Invasive Species

What is an invasive species? How did they get to Idaho? What affects do they have on our ecosystems and how can we manager their impact?
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

August Classes (Ages 5–13)

August will be an Animal Investigations Series where students will learn up close about specific Zoo Idaho residences. They will learn about each species, see training demos from our zookeepers, and investigate what makes them unique.


Wednesday, August 5, 2020
10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon


Wednesday, August 12, 2020
10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon


Wednesday, August 19, 2020
10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon


For more information or to make a group reservation for a Day Class, please contact us.

Register for Day Classes online